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New York: Macmillan and Co., 1936. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 x 9 in. 1037 pp. Gray cloth boards with blue titles. First edition, first state with "Published May 1936" on the copyright page. Signed by Mitchell with an inscription: "For Bill and Mary Howland with love, Peggy," and below that: "Margaret Mitchell, April 27, 1937" in blue fountain pen, on the ffep. Condition is VERY GOOD ; mild shelf wear, spine ends worn with some fraying and small tears, covers toned generally, with a few small ink spots on rear cover. Binding tight. Text bright and unmarked, a few pages have paper clips marks in the upper margin. Endpapers and half title page mildly foxed. William Howland's bookplate on the front pastedown. William S. Howland was co-worker and friend of Margaret Mitchell, as a cub reporter he worked on The Atlanta Journal with her in the '20s and later worked with her husband , John Marsh, in the advertising dept. of the Georgia Power Co. Howland wrote several biography/ reminiscences of mitchel, "Peggy Mitchel, Newspaperman" in the 1950 memorial issue of the Atlanta Historical Bulletin, an"Margret Mitchell - Romantic Realist" in the Memorial pamphlet of the Atlanta Public Library in 1954. Both of these original publications are included with this book. A very nice association copy with a scarce inscription, and the very rare use of her reporter's nickname, Peggy. Fic. Rare. RGR.
      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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